Nagoya ABS Protocol

96) Identify the necessary legislation and provisions required by the Nagoya ABS Protocol for the implementation of national ABS legislation on the transfer of genetic resources, as well as benefit sharing and the development of administrative procedures, in accordance with Article 15 of the Convention, taking into account the obligations of other international agreements. The National Advisory Body for Genetic Resources in charge of agricultural genetic resources will examine the national obligations required for the implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA).


Responsible institutions: Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestryiö

Schedule: 2013–2016


Status in 2018: